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2003, by United Nations (UN) High Level Committee on Programmes, evolving out of several close collaborations among UN agencies.


Provide information, policy briefs and other communication materials for policy-makers and managers who work directly with water issues, other decision-makers that have an influence on how water is used, and the general public; build the knowledge base on water issues through efficient monitoring and reporting systems and facilitating access to this knowledge through regular reports and the Internet; provide a platform for system-wide discussions to identify challenges in global water management, analyse options for meeting these challenges and ensure that reliable information and sound analysis informs the global policy debate on water.

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and programmes are hosted by individual member agencies on behalf of UN-Water. Sets up regional UN-Water Initiatives, such as UN-Water Africa. Reporting: World Water Development Report (WWDR); WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme on Water Supply and Sanitation reports; Global Annual Assessment on Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS). Task Forces deal with: indicators, monitoring and reporting; gender and water; sanitation; transboundary waters; climate change and water; country-level coordination.


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Relations with 3 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with 26 non-governmental organizations.
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Subjects *

  • Hydrology
    • Water

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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